SPINAL CORD INJURY and cannabis studies completed
A Spinal cord injury (SCI) refers to any injury to the spinal cord that is caused by trauma instead of disease. Five patients with traumatic paraplegia were given oral Delta-9-THC at 35 mg/day in a double blind, 20-day crossover trial.
1974 - Study ~ The perceived effects of marijuana on spinal cord injured males.
1980 - Study ~ Marihuana as a therapeutic agent for muscle spasm or spasticity.
1982 - Study ~ Cannabis effect on spasticity in spinal cord injury.
1986 - Study ~ The effect of delta-9-THC on human spasticity.
2003 - Study ~ Therapeutic potential of cannabinoids in CNS disease.
2009 - News ~ Medical Marijuana and Whiplash.